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Skansen is the world's first open-air museum, founded in 1891. Here you can stroll through five centuries of Swedish history, from north to south, with a real sense of the past all around the historical buildings and dwellings, peopled by characters...more
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Djurgarden 49-51, Stockholm 115 93, Sweden
Djurgården & Djurgårdsbrunn
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we went too late, didn't realise it closed at 4pm. Its a huge area of Sweden as it used to be in the 1700-1900's. Beautiful buildings, lots to see, people in traditional dress. Definitely worth a visit. Hosts Christmas markets on weekends in December, crafts and homemade
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Skansen open air museum got a star in Lonely planet. I think it is not at its best in December - we went for the Christmas market which was very good - but the short day and the dull weather made the appearance of the open air museum rather dispiriting. The bears were
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This island escape in Stockholm is worth a day. We took a ferry from Gamla Stan, and enjoyed perfect weather as we wandered this outdoor cultural treasure. Animals native to this area live in their natural environment. And there are many demonstrations of Swedish farm life.
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Plenty to take in from historical buidings, plants or animals. Learn of life in Scandinavia. See history as you walk around or go see the animals. Wild or domestic. There is plenty to do as old or young. Petting zoo, riding, See how glas is made, or how people looked and
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Super place documenting Sweden's past with preserved buildings, farmsteads and practices. There's a zoo and children's zoo as well. Fascinating insight into Sweden's past.
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located in walking distance to Stockholm’s city
center. Djurgården not only invites visitors to take
endless walks through a beautiful park landscape
without having to leave the city, but also offers an
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